3/23/2017- American History: Timed Online Auction - ends 4/3

Past Auction

March 23, 2017 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends April 03, 2017


American History: Timed Online Auction

Cowan's American History: Timed Online Auction is comprised of a wide range of early photography, autographs, manuscripts, advertising, political ephemera and more.  Items range from the Revolutionary War period through the mid-20th Century. Highlights of the auction includes cased images, CDVs, documents and correspondence, medical equipment and more; fine daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes from several important private collections in early photography. 

Auction Launches
Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET 

Auction Begins Closing
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET (extended bidding available)


Timed Auction
Special Collections items are available for absentee bidding only. You can browse the catalog and place bids at any time.

Absentee Bidding
This platform operates using the "proxibid" method - you may place a high bid and the system will bid on your behalf up to that limit.

5-Minute Closing Rule
Starting at 12:00 PM (Noon) on the Final Date, all lots will close starting with lot #1. There will be a 1 minute period between each item until all items close.

Extended Bidding
Any bids placed within 5 minutes of the closing time will extend bidding by another 15 minutes. This rule will apply continuously until no bids are placed within the 5 minute period.

Email Notification
You will receive an email notification:
-each time you place a bid
-when you are outbid on any lot
-at the close of the auction if you are the high bidder

End of the Auction
You will receive an invoice detailing the hammer price, a buyer's premium charge, sales tax (for Ohio residents) and a shipping quote. To schedule a payment, contact us at payment@cowans.com, or call our office at 513-871-1670.

There will be a Buyer's Premium charge of 20% added to the final price of each item sold in this auction.